Melotte 15, a cluster of young super-giant stars in the heart of the heart nebula. The strong stellar winds from this cluster sculpture the gas clouds in their vicinity, creating pillars and cavities. A spectacular array of shapes and colors.
This is a narrowband composite using more than 14 hours of data in Ha, OIII, and SII taken with the Astro-Physics Riccardi-Honders 305mm Astrograph at the Deep Sky West Observatory.
|Exposure:||HOS, (13,15,16) x 1200sec||Date:||2017-10-11…2017-10-24|
|Setup:||Astro-Physics RH-305 with FLI ML8300||Site:||Deep Sky West Observatory, NM, USA|
Tags: IC1805, Sh2-190